502D MILITARY POLICE BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height overall consisting of four gold scales in cross on a green chamfered square, all above a gold scroll bearing the inscription "HONOR PRO MILITIBUS" in green letters.

Symbolism
Green and yellow are the colors traditionally associated with Military Police. The scales represent justice and equality, basic attributes of the organization. The four joined scales further symbolize stability and equilibrium, alluding to the administrative relationship of the various individual teams representing different functions. The pedestals of the scales form a star suggestive of planning and guidance. The motto translates to "Honor For Soldiers."

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 24 October 1967. It was amended to update the description and symbolism effective 16 March 2012.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Or a chamfered square Vert, voided by four scales in cross.

Crest

None

Motto

HONOR PRO MILITIBUS (Honor For Soldiers).

Symbolism

Shield

Green and yellow are the colors traditionally associated with Military Police. The scales represent justice and equality, basic attributes of the organization. The four joined scales further symbolize stability and equilibrium, alluding to the administrative relationship of the various individual teams representing different functions. The pedestals of the scales form a star suggestive of planning and guidance.

Crest

None

Background
The coat of arms was approved effective 16 March 2012.





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